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Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

1. The South and Middle American tropics contain the world's largest area of moist savanna. Despite an apparent uniformity in appearance, floristic groupings can be detected and four zones are provisionally outlined with a number of characteristic...

Person: Furley
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Savory, Butterfield, Savory, Butterfield
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A strategy for the protection, preservation, and restoration of national forest giant sequoia groves is being formulated using a conceptual framework for ecosystem management recently developed by Region Five of the USDA Forest Service. The framework...

Person: Piirto, Rogers
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ...'This paper summarizes results of a study conducted under the aegis of the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. We report on a midscale scientific assessment of vegetation change in terrestrial landscapes of the...

Person: Hessburg, Smith
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A team of fire scientists and resource managers convened 17-19 April 1996 in Seattle, Washington, to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research...

Person: Schmoldt, Peterson, Keane, Lenihan, McKenzie, Weise, Sandberg
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This study reports on the use of the process-based ecosystem model CENTURY 4.0 to investigate the patterns of net primary productivity (NPP) along a transect across the boreal forests of central Canada and the influence of climate change, CO2...

Person: Peng, Apps
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The overall effects of fire on ecosystems are complex, ranging from the reduction or elimination of aboveground biomass to impacts on belowground physical, chemical and microbial mediated processes. Since a key component of overall ecosystem...

Person: Neary, Klopatek, DeBano, Ffolliott
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a vegetation simulation model developed to examine the impacts of a variety of landscape scale disturbances on vegetation succession and development. It assumes that the ecosystem exists in a discrete...

Person: Gollberg, Arbaugh, Schilling, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS